EVENTS 2019

Tuesday March 5th Illustrated Talk 7 pm - John F Wake The Cruel & Savage Streets Friends of Cathays Cemetery { Room 2.01 John Percival Building, Cardiff University }
Tuesday April 16th Illustrated Talk 7 pm Jewish History Association of South Wales – The Jewish Community in South Wales { Room 2.03 John Percival Building, Cardiff University }
Sunday April 21st Heritage Walk 11 am Cathays Cemetery led by Bereavement Services
Tuesday May 21st Illustrated Talk 7 pm Christobel Hutchings – Thomas Henry Thomas (1839-1915) Artist { Room 2.03 John Percival Building, Cardiff University}
Tuesday June 4th Cathays Cemetery Heritage Walk 7pm - 8:30pm Trails & Tales. Led by: Bereavement Services Cardiff Council - In partnership with: Living Lines £5
Sunday June 9th Cathays Cemetery Heritage Walk 2pm - 3:30pm Trails & Tales. Led by: Bereavement Services Cardiff Council - In partnership with: Living Lines £5
Tuesday June 11th Cathays Cemetery Heritage Walk 7pm - 8:30pm Trails & Tales. Led by: Bereavement Services Cardiff Council - In partnership with: Living Lines £5
Tuesday June 25th Midsummer Walk 7pm Cathays Cemetery led by the Friends of Cathays Cemetery – Fairoak Road
Sunday September 15th Open Doors 11:00-16:00 Open Doors event. The restored Cathays Cemetery Chapels will be opened to the public during this time. At 11:00 am – short guided walk by Roger Swan – Bereavement Services
Sunday 20th October Heritage Talk 11am – A Brief History of the Victorian Cemetery and walk. meet at Cathays Chapels led by Bereavement Services
Tuesday November 19th Annual Lecture 7 pm Bill Mosley Memorial Lecture - History of the Cemetery Movement - Roger Swan, Bereavement Services {John Percival Building, Cardiff University - £5 Entry charge}

All Lectures will be held in Room 2.03 in the John Percival Building, Cardiff University, unless otherwise stated.

All Talks are free unless otherwise stated.

All Walks will start from the Chapels at the Fairoak Road Entrance, unless otherwise stated.

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WORK DAYS 2019

Saturday February 23rd Work Day 10 am Cathays Cemetery
Saturday March 30th Work Day 10 am Cathays Cemetery
Saturday April 27th Work Day 10 am Cathays Cemetery
Saturday May 25th Work Day 10 am Cathays Cemetery
Saturday June 29th Work Day 10 am Cathays Cemetery
Saturday July 27th Work Day 10 am Cathays Cemetery
Saturday September 28th Work Day 10 am Cathays Cemetery
Saturday October 26th Work Day 10 am Cathays Cemetery – Upper Cemetery by the War Memorial Section
Saturday November 30th Work Day 10 am Cathays Cemetery

All Work Days commence at 10:00am from the Chapels at the Fairoak Road Entrance.

Starting in 2019 we also intend to provide for individuals who would prefer to engage in Memorial Inscription Recording rather than the usual Gardening work.


WEEKLY CEMETERY WALKS

The Friends organise a weekly walk around the Cemetery starting behind Cathays Library, top of Fairoak Road on Tuesday Mornings at 10.30am. The walks last approximately 1 hour.

These walks concentrate on the history, fauna & flora around the Cemetery.